British Institute of Facilities Management

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British Institute of Facilities Management
Formation 1993 (25 years ago)[1]
Type Professional association
Purpose Facilities management
Headquarters Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom
17,000+ (at June 2018)[2]
Affiliations Construction Industry Council

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) is a United Kingdom-based professional association for the facilities management sector. It was formed in 1993[1] and promotes the development of facilities management as a critical, professional and strategic business discipline.[3] In June 2018 the BIFM had around 17,000 individual members.[2]

BIFM is a founding member of the Global Facility Management Association (Global FM),[4] and a full member of the Construction Industry Council.[5]

In 2018, the BIFM proposed changing its name to the Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM) and attaining chartered body status.[2][6]

See also


  1. ^ a b "About us". BIFM. Retrieved 8 June 2018.
  2. ^ a b c OBeirne, Sarah (31 May 2018). "FM Clinic: Debate on BIFM's proposed rebrand and application for chartered body status". Facilities Management Journal. Retrieved 8 June 2018.
  3. ^ Atkin, Brian; Brooks, Adrian (2009). Total Facilities Management (3rd ed.). London: John Wiley & Sons. p. 4. ISBN 9781444316131.
  4. ^
  5. ^ "CIC Members". Construction Industry Council. Retrieved 8 June 2018.
  6. ^ "Working up a theme". FM World. 4 June 2018. Retrieved 8 June 2018.

External links

  • Official website

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